Monday, September 15, 2014

"That there are men in all countries who get their living by war, and by keeping up the quarrels of Nations is as shocking as it is true..." - Thomas Paine


The American fascist would prefer not to use violence. His method is to poison the channels of public information. With a fascist the problem is never how best to present the truth to the public but how best to use the news to deceive the public into giving the fascist and his group more money or more power." Henry A. Wallace



"Nobody is coming to save us. We can save ourselves, only if we save each other" - Tom Feeley







































Edward Snowden spills the disturbing details of digital spying technology

YAYNews

Edward Snowden talks about online surveillance on Kim Dotcom's Moment of Truth event after writing an editorial exposing New Zealand mass surveillance. Julian Assange and Glenn Greenwald were also present.






Hard News
    


Syrian airstrike kills 50 IS fighters:
Some 50 fighters of the Islamic State (IS) group were killed on Saturday by Syrian airstrikes against a training camp in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, the pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV reported.



Published on Sep 15, 2014
Harley Schlanger, historian and national spokesperson for LaRouchePAC joins me to talk about 9/11 and false flag terror, western-backed ISIS terror, Obama's speech, Ted Cruz' undying love for Israel, the death of the dollar, the evil empire & the idolaters of money. We also talk about much needed solutions, like impeaching Obama, returning to the REAL American system and the massive water works infrastructure project that could save the west from epic drought, NAWAPA.
Harley's site:  http://larouchepac.com/






Syria Warns US About Consequences of Unilateral Attacks :
Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad today reaffirmed that any attack against the Syrian territory with the pretext of fighting terrorism without the Government''s approval will be considered an aggression.


Do not launch air strikes on Syria, Russia warns Obama:
Responding to the plan for an offensive Russia warned that air strikes against militants in Syria would be a "gross violation" of international law.


US airstrikes in Syria 'act of war': Former CIA analyst:
"The United States is not at war with Syria [and] to attack Syrian territory as they're planning on doing is an act of war and in fact to do it in this fashion is a war crime," Giraldi


Canada signs up for Washington's new Mideast war:
With the full support of the country's ruling business elite, Canada has joined the new "coalition of the willing" that US imperialism has organized to wage war in Iraq, Syria and beyond.


Iran says US seeks to topple Assad with anti-IS strikes:
Iran warns the United States against attacking Assad's forces 'on the pretext of fighting against the Islamic State' in Syria.


Syrians attacked in Lebanon after soldiers killed:
Syrian refugee Ibrahim Abbas Ali and his family awoke in the middle of the night to the sound of gunfire outside their tent in Lebanon, and for a second time they raced off into the fields, fleeing a war that now seems to have followed them across the border.


How Serious a Threat Is ISIS?: Analysis -
U.S. officials say the extremist group could harm the homeland. But does the danger justify another military campaign in the Middle East?


Kurdish forces kill 25 IS militants in Iraq:
The bodies of 25 Islamic State (IS) militants killed in an ambush by Kurdish forces were found near this city in northern Iraq, a Kurdish political leader said


Iraq's speaker warns of civilian deaths from US air strikes: -
Iraq's parliament speaker Salim al-Jabouri has told US Secretary of State John Kerry that air strikes on Islamic State should not kill civilians, the speaker said to Reuters in an interview.


Iraqi Government's illegal barrel bombing of civilian areas 'to be stopped':
The new Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, ordered a stop to air strikes on civilian populations on Saturday to comply with conditions set by moderate Sunni Muslim tribal leaders supporting the Government's military campaign.


Hamas calls for implementing 'national unity' deal:
The exiled leader of the Palestinian movement Hamas called for the implementation of a unity agreement with Fatah on Friday, dismissing as untrue charges by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas that it was running a "shadow government" in Gaza.


Univ. of Illinois Challenged on Pro-Israel Donor's Role in Salaita Firing;
The board of trustees of the University of Illinois voted Thursday to reject the appointment of Steven Salaita as dozens of student and faculty supporters of the professor packed the meeting room at the Urbana-Champaign campus.


What if a Muslim comic said about Jews what Joan Rivers said about Palestinians?:
It's the the U.S. media and entertainment establishment's blind spots about its own prejudice and callousness that shocks me in the aftermath of Joan River's death.


Muslim Brotherhood Says Qatar Ousted Its Members:
An Egyptian leader of the Muslim Brotherhood said Saturday that several of the group's prominent members had been asked to leave Qatar, in an apparent concession to a campaign by other Persian Gulf monarchies to pressure Qatar away from its support for the group.


100 Boko Haram militants killed after Nigerian army 'repels' attack on key city:
The Nigerian army says it has killed more than 100 Boko Haram militants, repelling an attack in the north-eastern Borno state. The Islamist group has taken over a series of towns and villages in recent weeks and militants appeared on the verge of claiming the city of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.


Secret Intelligence Report Links Ex-Governor Sheriff, Chad President to Boko Haram Sponsorship:
New facts showing stronger links between former governor of Borno state, Ali Modu Sheriff, and the Boko Haram sect have emerged, further fuelling suggestions the ex-governor is a major financier of the terrorist sect.


Foreigners urged to leave:
Egypt and several western states on Sunday urged their citizens to leave Libya amid spiralling violence after two weeks of fighting in the capital Tripoli left 97 people dead.


High alert in Uganda after terror plot foiled, US issues warning:
Hotels and public places have been closed in Kampala, Uganda, after local authorities said that they had uncovered a terrorist plot by a Somali militant group. The US embassy warned its nationals to stay indoors as the "counter-terrorist" action continues.


15 Taliban Insurgents Killed in Kunar:
At least 15 Taliban insurgents and an Afghan soldier were killed in crossfire's when the insurgents attacked several Afghan military forces outposts in eastern Kunar province early Saturday, local officials said.


US kills 7 PEOPLE on Pak-Afghan border:
The US drone fired a couple of missiles on a compound near Komal village of Paktika province of Afghanistan.


Explosions, shattered nerves mark Ukraine truce: -
Sleeping in cellars, listening nervously for the next artillery attack, and too poor even to flee: welcome to the reality of Ukraine's ceasefire for residents of rebel-held Makiivka.


Ukraine forces 'repel rebels in Donetsk airport':
All Saturday morning gunfire was heard from the area, controlled by government forces despite rebel victories in the rest of the eastern city.


E.Ukraine's Lugansk to start distributing Russian aid Monday, trucks return home:
The last truck from Russia's second humanitarian aid convoy to the Eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk has returned home after delivering its cargo.


Russian Retaliation Begins: Gazprom "Limiting EU Gas", Cuts Poland Supplies By 24% In Past Two Days:
Putin will now have no choice but to really ramp up the retaliatory escalation, which following the food ban can only mean one thing: a staggered reduction in gas flow to Europe.


EU seeks billions of euros to revive economy:
The European Union sought ways on Saturday to marshal billions of euros into its sluggish economy without getting deeper into debt, casting the net wide to consider options from a pan-European capital market to a huge investment fund.


Jackal Stone brings elite forces together in Germany:
U.S. special operations forces and partners from nine other countries began a major exercise in Baumholder, Germany, on Friday as part of an effort to forge closer ties between the U.S. and Europe's most elite fighting forces."


Glenn Greenwald rattles New Zealand with 'spying' claims:
US journalist Glenn Greenwald, who broke the story on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, said New Zealand officials are spying on their citizens, a charge that has provoked a harsh response from NZ Prime Minister John Key.


Despite Obama's Pledge to Curb It, NSA Mass Surveillance Wins Rubber Stamp:
Mass surveillance just earned another 90-day blank check, nine months after President Obama promised to rein in the NSA's spying powers.


Pope says conflicts may amount to 'third war':
Head of Catholic Church talks of a "piecemeal" Third World War as he pays a visit to Italy's largest war memorial.


Sotloff's parents told they could be prosecuted for paying ransom to IS:
Statement from journalist's family follows comment by James Foley's mother about 'appalling' warning


World Bank warns of global jobs crisis:
The world is facing a global jobs crisis that is hurting the chances of reigniting economic growth and there is no magic bullet to solve the problem, the World Bank warned on Tuesday.


American credit-card debt hits a post-recession high:
Americans added $28.2 billion to their credit cards in the second quarter of 2014, the largest amount in the last six years and nearly 200% more than in the second quarter of 2009


40 million Americans now have student loan debt:
On average, borrowers are carrying roughly four student loans each, up from less than three in 2008. Meanwhile, the average balance has increased to $29,000 from $23,000.


West Virginia cop caught threatening woman filming rough arrest of terminally ill man: Video -
Bane was charged with battery on an officer, disorderly conduct and obstruction of justice. But his nephew, Josh Bane, said in a statement to the Free Thought Project that he actually suffers from Huntington's Disease, which he described as being "very similar to Parkinson's."


Double Standard: After Going Easy on Ray Rice, Prosecutor Torments Single Mom:
County prosecutor in New Jersey, who is going easy on NFL player Ray Rice for violently attacking his girlfriend, he's throwing the book at a single mother of two for having the wrong paperwork on her gun.






*** Security News ***

Hackers pop Brazil newspaper to root home routers
Step One: try default passwords. Step Two: Repeat Step One until
success
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/15/hackers_pop_brazil_paper_to_root_home_routers/

New Snowden leak: US and Brit spooks 'tap into German telco networks to
map end devices'
Deutsche Telekom: 'completely unacceptable, if true'
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/14/snowden_leaks_alleged_treasure_map_programme_for_nsa_and_gchq_to_spy_on_german_telecoms/

Apple Pay is a tidy payday for Apple with 0.15% cut, sources say
Cupertino slurps 15 cents from every $100 purchase
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/13/apple_to_get_15_cents_for_every_100_dollar_payment_on_its_pay_service_says_ft/

Not pro Bono: Apple's audio junk mail made spammers' lives easier
The U in U2 stands for Unwanted
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/13/apple_u2_push_security_risk/

Beware geeks bearing gifts: Steam-draining nasty spreads via Twitch
Eskimo infection will drop you right Inuit
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/12/twitch_spam_spreading_malware_that_drains_steam_accounts/

iPhone NFC: 'Apple, photos and security ... WHAT could go WRONG?'
Plus: 'Naturism ... you don't need to be totally naked'
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/12/quotw_ending_september_13/

CryptoLocker-style ransomware booms 700 PER CENT this year
Even as cops crow over decapitated hydra, new versions spring up
unchecked
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/12/file_scrambling_ransomware_plague/

UK.gov's flagship infosec program ISN'T DELIVERING - but all's still
well, say auditors
'Varied' understanding is no barrier to £860m cash pile
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/12/uk_cyber_security_strategy/

What kind of mugs do you take us for? Malicious sites in spam scams
target UK
Blighty tops phishermen's friend index
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/12/phishing_threat_index/

spɹɐʍʞɔɐB writing is spammers' new mail filter avoidance trick
Sexe.doc? More like Scod.exe
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/12/backwards_writing_new_bulk_email_trick/

Hacker publishes tech support phone scammer slammer
Now who's got a 'security problem on your computer'?
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/12/phone_scammer_slammer/

NORKS ban Wi-Fi and satellite internet at embassies
Crackdown on tardy diplomatic sysadmins providing accidental unfiltered
internet access
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/12/norks_bans_wifi_and_satellite_internet_at_embassies/

US! govt! ordered! Yahoo! to! hand! over! user! data! or! pay! $250k!
fine! PER! DAY!
That's gotta be worth a few exclamation marks
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/12/us_government_threatened_yahoo_with_250000_per_day_fine/

5 Nigerian gangs dominate Craigslist buyer scams
Likely Lads from Lagos still skilled at parting fools from money
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/11/nigerian_gangs_dominate_craiglist_scams/

Intellifridge terror: Internet of Stuff kit must fend off hackers of
the FU-TURE-TURE-TURE
Security with 10-year lifespan needed
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/11/iot_security_study_beecham/

This flashlight app requires: Your contacts list, identity, access to
your camera...
Who us, dodgy? Vast majority of mobile apps fail privacy test
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/11/mobile_app_privacy_survey/

Leak of '5 MEELLLION Gmail passwords' creates security flap
You should be OK if you're not using ANCIENT password
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/11/gmail_password_leak_flap/

Satellite weather forecast: Cloudy with a chance of p0wnage
Flaws found in ground control for Polar Satellite won't be fixed for
TWO YEARS
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/11/tomorrows_weather_cloudy_with_a_chance_of_p0wnage/

Microsoft to patch ASP.NET mess even if you don't
We know what's good for you, because we made the mess says Redmond
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/11/microsoft_kills_dangerous_aspnet_setting_for_good/

PayPal goes crypto-currency with Bitcoin
eBay no Silk Road
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/11/paypal_goes_cryptocurrency_with_bitcoin/

TorrentLocker unpicked: Crypto coding shocker defeats extortionists
Lousy XOR opens door into which victims can shove a foot
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/11/torrentlocker_contains_freeunlock_crypto_shocker/

Webmin hole allows attackers to wipe servers clean
No RCE, but lots of Unix DDoS fun
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/11/webmin/

2016: Robo-butlers, flying cars, and Google's internet Terminators
hunting SHA-1 SSL certs
More likely: World War III and discount smartwatches
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/10/google_sha_1_2016/

Payment security bods: Nice pay-by-bonk (hint: NO ONE uses it) on
iPhone 6, Apple
Retailers won't lose sales 'cos they can’t take mobe payments
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/10/apple_pay_reaction/

Troll or thief? User claims Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto dox
sabotage
Ransoming Nakamoto's dox over Pastebin? Really?
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/10/troll_or_thief_user_claims_satoshi_dox_sabotage/

YouTube, Amazon and Yahoo! caught in malvertising mess
Cisco says 'Kyle and Stan' attack is spreading through compromised ad
networks
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/10/big_names_caught_in_kyle_and_stan_malicious_ad_attack/

OpenSSL promises devs advance notice of future bugs, slaps if they blab
Future Heartbleeds without the heartache
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/10/openssl_to_open_up_about_bugs/

Comcast using JavaScript to inject advertising from Wi-Fi hotspots
They're not ads but watermarks, telco insists
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/10/comcast_using_javascript_to_inject_advertising_from_wifi_hotspots/

Microsoft tells judge: Hold us in contempt of court, we're NOT giving
user emails to US govt
Says it still won't give feds access to Ireland data center
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/10/microsoft_contempt_of_court/

Microsoft unloads monster-sized can of bug spray on Internet Explorer,
again
Another month, another 37 vulnerabilities to fix
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/09/september_patch_tuesday/

Phishing miscreants THWART securo-sleuths with AES-256 crypto
Well, at least someone listened to Snowden about privacy...
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/09/phishing_scam_uses_aes_crypto_to_hide/

Use home networking kit? DDoS bot is BACK... and it has EVOLVED
OMG, it reconfigures your firewall... SAVE yourselves, Linux lords
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/09/linux_modem_bot/

Greater dev access to iOS 8 will put us AT RISK from HACKERS
Knocking holes in Apple's walled garden could backfire, says
securo-chap
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/09/ios_8_more_dev_access_increases_risks/

Ultimate hardware hack: Home Depot nailed by vice merchants
BlackPOS 'Target' malware implicated
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/09/home_depot_fesses_up_indicates_april_hack/

Enigmail PGP plugin forgets to encrypt mail sent as blind copies
User now 'waiting for the bad guys come and get me with their
water-boards'
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/09/enigmail_encryption_error_prompts_plaintext_panic/

Everyone taking part in Patch Tuesday step forward. NOT SO FAST, Adobe!
Critical fix will have to wait a few days
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/09/everyone_taking_part_in_patch_tuesday_step_forward_not_so_fast_adobe/

China is now 99.8% sure you're you, thanks to world's-best facial
recognition wares
Travelling to Beijing? Better grow a mo, horns, pack on some pounds and
pray
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/09/china_builds_998_accurate_facial_recog_system/

Salesforce: Oh no! Dyre RATs are thirsty for our customers' logins
But attacks weren't the cause of server outage, we're told
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/08/salesforcecom_warns_users_they_are_the_target_for_new_rat_dyre/

Snowden shouldn't be extradited to US if he testifies about NSA spying,
says Swiss gov
Extradition could be off the cards, says attorney general
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/08/edward_snowden_should_not_be_extradited_to_us_he_testfies_about_surveillance_in_switzerland_says_attorney_general/

Celeb nudie iCloud pervs hatched photo-slurping Flappy Bird plot
July plan would have seen Flappy fappening
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/08/icloud_hackers_mull_malware_follow_up/

Dodgy Norton update borks UNDEAD XP systems
Securo-bods: 'Turn off browser protection... that might help'
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/08/dodgy_norton_update_hits_win_xp/

Mozilla certification revocation: 107,000 websites sunk by untrusted
torpedo
Abandon hope all ye who click here
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/08/107000_dodgy_sites_struck_by_mozilla_untrusted_torpedo/

Nude celeb pics wrongly blamed for DDOS at New Zealand's largest ISP
Actual culprit appears to be silly router configurations and
Euro-nasties
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/08/nude_celeb_pics_wrongly_blamed_for_ddos_at_new_zealands_largest_isp/





































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By Paul Craig Roberts



The US economy is now dependent on looting and plunder, and Washington's hegemony is essential to this corrupted form of capitalism.



Isis 'Cannot be Beaten' as Long as There is War in Syria

By Patrick Cockburn

Why American air power may be less effective than many imagine.


Convenient Genocide
Another Failed War to Re-arrange The Middle East

By Ramzy Baroud

Experience has taught us that not all "acts of genocide" are created equal: Some are fabricated, and others are exaggerated.


Obama's ISIS Project is Nothing but a Pretext to Murder and Destroy Syrian Society

By Dr. Denis G. Rancourt

For Syria, this means complete annihilation of the national defence forces, and total destruction of civilian infrastructure to bring the population to its knees and lay siege to any resistance.


Watch the Last Four U.S. Presidents Announce That We're Bombing Iraq

Video

Did the primetime presidential speech announcing expanding authorization for airstrikes in Iraq and Syria feel kind of familiar? Like you've heard it before? That's probably because you have.


America's Deadliest Export - Democracy

By William Blum

There must be millions of people in the United States and elsewhere who have thoughts about 'terrorist acts.' I might well be one of them when I read about a gathering of Bush, Cheney, and assorted neocons that's going to take place.


In Case You Missed It
Bin Laden Outlines Plan to Bankrupt U.S. Through War

By Demian McLean

``All that we have to do is to send two mujahedeen to the furthest point East to raise a piece of cloth on which is written al-Qaeda, in order to make the generals race there to cause America to suffer human, economic, and political losses "


Since 9-11 America's Insane Foreign Policy
Has Killed a Million and Created ISIS

By Nicolas J.S. Davies

A sophisticated propaganda campaign has politically justified 13 years of systematic U.S. war crimes, exploiting the only too human failing that George Orwell examined in his 1945 essay, "Notes on Nationalism."


Nation of Cowards

By John Chuckman

What else can you fairly call a people who attack a population of refugees confined to a small space surrounded on every side by fences and machine-gun towers.


Sacrificing the Vulnerable, From Gaza to America

By Chris Hedges

We have undergone a corporate coup d'état in slow motion. It is over. They have won.


The Moment of Truth
Auckland Town Hall meeting to publicize, New Zealand's spying on citizens.

Video

Glenn Greenwald, Kim Dotcom, Robert Amsterdam, Julian Assange, and Edward Snowden.


Why We March - Stepping Forth for a Planet in Peril

By Eddie Bautista, La Tonya Crisp-Sauray, and Bill McKibben

If you were a betting person, perhaps you'd say we have only modest hope of beating the financial might of the oil and gas barons and the governments in their thrall.





Hard News    

ISIS executes eight Sunnis in northern Iraq:
ISIS militants publicly executed eight Sunni men in a small northern Iraqi village at the weekend for allegedly plotting against the group, an eyewitness from the village told Reuters Sunday.


Car bombing kills 3, injures 15 in Southern Baghdad:
A source within the Iraqi police force on Monday stated that 3 were killed and 15 wounded by a car bomb explosion that happened in the Abu Dashir neighborhood in southern Baghdad.


Iraqi Government Accused of Bombing Fallujah Hospital:
A hospital in the Islamic State-occupied Iraqi city of Fallujah was shelled on Sunday, just one day after Iraq's prime minister Haider Al-Abadi publicly announced he would end bombardment of civilian areas.


HRW: Iraq must investigate airstrikes that killed 31 civilians:
Rights group calls on US to ensure that weapons sent to the Iraqi government 'are not being used to break international law'


No Need for Arab Powers to Strike Islamic State: Iraq President :
Iraq's president says Arab powers Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia do not need to join airstrikes against the Islamic State group. President Fouad Massoum also expressed regret that Iran was not invited to take part in the 26-nation conference in Paris on Monday to try to counter the Islamic extremists


UAE and Saudis offer help in coalition attack on Isis:
"There is a very real possibility that we could have the Saudi air force bombing targets inside Syria," the source said. "That is a remarkable development, and something the US would be very pleased to see."


Graham: No U.S. Boots In Syria Is A 'Fantasy':
"This idea that we're never going to have boots on the ground in Syria is fantasy. All this has come home to roost after the last three years of incompetent decisions," Graham said on "Fox News Sunday." "It's delusional in the way they approach this."


Australia answers US call to join coalition fighting Islamic State:
Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Sunday a 600-strong force comprising some 400 airforce personnel and 200 special forces soldiers would be deployed to a US military base in the United Arab Emirates.


France begins reconnaissance flights over Iraq:
French planes carried out their first reconnaissance flights over Iraq Monday in support of the U.S.-led campaign against ISIS jihadists.


US will not coordinate airstrikes with Syria as it hails Arab support:
"We will certainly want to deconflict and make certain that they're (Syria) not about to do something that they might regret even more seriously," Mr Kerry said in the interview on CBS's Face the Nation. "But we're not going to coordinate, it's not a cooperative effort."


17 Jihadists killed in airstrike against their camp in Syria;
At least 17 members of the jihadist Islamic State died in airstrikes launched by the Syrian army against an IS training camp in the northeastern part of the country


Austrian teenage girl jihadist 'killed in Syria':
One of a pair of Austrian teenage girls who left Vienna homes in April to join Syrian jihadists reportedly killed


Report: Obama would "retaliate" if Syria shoots at US military flights:
If that were to happen, Obama said he would order U.S. forces to destroy Syria's air defense system, the Times report said. That scenario could also lead to Assad's overthrow, Obama said, according to one Times source.


Obama sought repeal of Bush war statute now used to justify Islamic State strikes:
"The AUMF is now nearly 12 years old," he said. "Unless we discipline our thinking, our definitions, our actions, we may be drawn into more wars we don't need to fight, or continue to grant presidents unbound powers more suited for traditional armed conflicts between nation states."


The war on ISIS already has a winner: The defense industry:
 Makers of munitions and unmanned aircraft top the list of private-sector beneficiaries.


ISIS war chest grows by an estimated $3M every day:
Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S. intelligence officials and private experts.


25 killed in clashes in northern Yemen:
Yemeni security and tribal officials say at least 25 people were killed in clashes between Sunni tribesmen affiliated to the country's Muslim Brotherhood group and Shiite rebels in a northern city.


Yemen's Houthis suspend talks with government:
Yemen's Houthis have suspended their ongoing negotiations with the government due to what they call the blatant interference of foreign parties.


Bill Clinton strays from Hillary's Israel script and knocks Netanyahu:
In a conversation with pro-Palestinian activists in Iowa, the former president agrees: the Israeli PM won't make peace 'unless he's forced to.'


Rebels among 18 killed in Afghan violence:
As many as 18 insurgents were killed and 12 others, including six Afghan Local police (ALP) personnel, wounded during clashes and an explosion in different parts of Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday.


'Breakthrough' in Afghan election dispute: president spokesman:
Afghanistan's disputed presidential election inched towards a possible conclusion Monday with a senior government official hailing a "breakthrough" in talks between the two candidates, who both claim to have won the vote.


Pak army kills 15 militants; 3 die in attacks targeting police:
On Monday Pakistani military choppers pounded militant hideouts and killed 15 insurgents in the restive North Waziristan tribal region, once considered a bastion of Taliban fighters, even as three persons died in attacks targeting police in the country's northwest.


Three troops killed in strike on army fort in Pakistan's northeast:
Three paramilitary soldiers were killed when a group of militants launched a rocket attack on a mountain fort in Pakistan's troubled northwest early Sunday, security officials said.


Six killed in Ukraine's Donetsk, ceasefire under strain:
Six people were killed in shelling in Ukraine's rebel-held city of Donetsk on Sunday, municipal authorities said on Monday. The rebels' main leader in Donetsk on Monday accused Ukrainian forces of violating the truce repeatedly and suggested it could not hold much longer.


NATO Countries Are Delivering Arms to Ukraine, Defense Minister Says:
Ukraine's defense minister has said NATO countries are delivering weapons to his country to equip it to fight


US and Nato troops begin Ukraine military exercise:
About 1,300 troops from 15 countries - including the US and other Nato members - have begun a military exercise near Lviv in western Ukraine.


Ukraine President Poroshenko Faces Backlash Over EU Trade Deal Delay:
On Friday, Ukraine and the EU agreed to put off implementing a landmark trade deal, which is part of a broader pact aimed at strengthening their ties, after Moscow threatened trade restrictions that would have crippled Ukraine's already limping economy.


Argentine Companies Look to Increase Trade with Russia:
Representatives from over 100 Argentine companies will be involved in talks in Russia to increase the export of goods by the South American country to Russia on Monday and Tuesday.


10 "Militants" Killed, 17 Arrested in Egypt:
Military spokesperson Brigadier General Mohamed Samir said 10 militants were killed during exchange of fire with the army over the past two days. He said other that the 17 militants, 183 illegal immigrants were also arrested.


Soldier killed in Mali land mine blast:
A U.N. military vehicle struck a land mine Sunday in the volatile Kidal region of northern Mali, killing a Chadian soldier and wounding four other peacekeepers, a spokesman for the U.N. mission in the West African country said.


Former Libyan general claims new air strike in western Libya: -
Forces loyal to former Libyan (CIA) army general Khalifa Haftar claimed an air strike on an armed group near Tripoli on Monday, a senior commander said, in what would be the first air strikes in western Libya for three weeks.


Libyan PM accuses Qatar of sending planes with weapons to Tripoli: -
Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni said on Sunday Qatar had sent three military planes loaded with weapons to a Tripoli airport controlled by an armed opposition group, accusing a second country of interfering in the lawless oil producer.


Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader Badie to life in jail:
An Egyptian court sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's top official Mohammad Badie and 14 others to life in jail Monday on charges of murder and inciting violence during a protest near Cairo last year.


Up to 500 migrants feared dead after smugglers 'capsize their boat':
 Migrants say people smugglers rammed boat after they refused to move to smaller vessel


Snowden: New Zealand's Prime Minister Isn't Telling the Truth About Mass Surveillance:
Let me be clear: any statement that mass surveillance is not performed in New Zealand, or that the internet communications are not comprehensively intercepted and monitored, or that this is not intentionally and actively abetted by the GCSB, is categorically false.


Australian police spend millions on spyware - WikiLeaks:
Police in the Australian state of New South Wales have spent over $2 million on powerful spy programs to monitor the smartphones and notebooks of Australian citizens, according to the latest revelations from WikiLeaks.


Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott governs from indigenous area:
The prime minister, who is staying in a tent at a site sacred to the local community near Nhulunbuy on the north-east tip of the Northern Territory, was given a traditional welcome when he arrived on Sunday.


Global warming is so much worse than we thought.
Here's the chart that proves it: If you've been waiting for the right moment to freak out about the environment, that time is probably now.


No rain for decades: Stand by for the 'megadroughts', scientists warn:
Megadroughts - which are generally defined as lasting 35 years or more - will become considerably more frequent as global warming increases temperatures and reduces rainfall in regions already susceptible, warns Cornell University's Dr Toby Ault, the author of the new report.


Mexico and Iran to Strengthen Relationship:
Mexican officials travelled to Tehran to meet with Iranian Chancellor Mohammad Javad Zarif. Mexico and Iran have agreed to strengthen their relationship in various areas including education and trade.

Ferguson's massive cover-up: How police departments are protecting Michael Brown's killer:
Basic evidence is being kept from the public. And investigators aren't showing proper zeal to figure out the truth


FBI launches national facial recognition system:
The system is designed to expand biometric identification capabilities across the country and eventually replace the FBI's current fingerprint system.


Kohl's & The Rest of the Retailers are in Deep Doo Doo:
Yesterday, the government produced retail sales numbers for August that were weak and the corporate MSM propaganda machine immediately threw up bold headlines declaring how strong these numbers were.


Unseen Toll: Wages of Millions Seized to Pay Past Debts:
A new study provides the first-ever tally of how many employees lose up to a quarter of their paychecks over debts like unpaid credit card or medical bills and student loans.


US Retirees Owe US$18 Billion in Student Loans:
The U.S. government garnishes the pensions of an increasing number of retirees to pay their federal student loans.
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